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Senior executives from Daimler and BAIC

Mercedes Parent Company Daimler Buys 12 Percent Of China’s BAIC

German auto giant Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is slowly expanding its interest in rival automakers. Already a shareholder in automakers such as Aston Martin, Renault Nissan and Tesla, Daimler has now finalized a deal to buy a 12 percent stake in Chinese automaker BAIC. This marks... read more

November 19, 2013 by 
 
2014 Caterham Brutus 750

Caterham Further Consolidates Group, Launches Motorcycle Division

Not long ago, Caterham was a barely known entity churning out a handful of Lotus Seven roadsters per year. In 2006, a group of ex-Lotus executives took over the company and... read more November 5, 2013 by 


 
2013 Morgan Aero Coupe

Morgan Motor Company Moves On, Plans Future

It has been a hectic few months for the Morgan Motor Company, but the company's boss, Steve Morris, says he's keen to move on from recent events and plan the company's... read more November 4, 2013 by 


 
2014 Alfa Romeo 4C

Marchionne: New Five-Year Alfa Romeo Strategy Coming In 2014

Fiat is determined to transform Alfa Romeo into a credible brand capable of competing against the likes of Audi, but currently the automaker only has two aging hatchbacks in... read more November 1, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Fiat Buys Remaining Half Of Diesel Supplier VM Motori From GM

Fiat is now the sole owner of diesel engine supplier VM Motori after it acquired a remaining 50 percent stake in the fellow Italian firm from General Motors. VM Motori... read more October 29, 2013 by 


 
Mike Devereux

Holden Boss Leaves Post At Crucial Time For Aussie Brand

Holden boss Mike Devereux is stepping down from the top role at General Motors’ Australian subsidiary to take on a more international role. Devereux has been promoted... read more October 25, 2013 by 


 
Tailor-Made Ferrari 458 Spider

White Is The Most Popular Car Color, Again

The world's car buyers aren't very original. According to vehicle paint giant PPG Industries, white is still the most popular color for new cars worldwide. The company's data... read more October 24, 2013 by 


 
Maserati Ghibli

Maserati Racks Up 22,500 Sales In First Nine Months

Not long ago, Maserati was selling around 6,000 cars per year on the back of two model lines: the Quattroporte and Granturismo. Not surprisingly, many scoffed when the... read more October 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Opel Insignia

GM Integrates Russian Operations With European Unit In Boon To Opel

Opel has been thrown a lifeline in the form of greater access to the growing Russian car market, with parent company General Motors integrating its Russian operations with... read more October 18, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Has Fisker’s DOE Loan Just Been Sold To Hong Kong Billionaire Richard Li?

Earlier this week it was revealed that the U.S. Department of Energy had started an auction for the remaining portion of a $192 million loan awarded to electric car startup... read more October 18, 2013 by 


 
Nano structured batteries and super capacitors integrated into carbon fiber panel

Volvo Shows Body Panels That Could Replace Batteries In Electric Cars

Volvo is working together with independent research groups to develop a means of energy storage for future electric cars that does away completely with traditional battery... read more October 17, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW M6 equipped with BMW M Performance parts

Germany Wins EU Support In Limiting C02 Mandate

The latest proposed C02 emissions mandate put forward by the European Commission, which calls for a reduction of corporate average C02 to just 95 g/km by 2020, down from a... read more October 16, 2013 by 


 
2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Sport

Infiniti To Finally Launch In Japan, Starting With 2014 Q50

Nissan has worked to establish its Infiniti luxury brand in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere. Now, it's looking to do the same in the home market. Infiniti-branded... read more October 14, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

DOE Starts Taking Bids On Fisker Loan

The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday started an auction on its loan made out to struggling electric car startup Fisker Automotive back in 2010. The DOE is still owed $168... read more October 14, 2013 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

Mercedes-Benz To Build C-Class And GLA In Brazil From 2016

Mercedes-Benz this week announced it will start production in Brazil, initially with the next-generation C-Class and the new GLA-Class crossover. The announcement comes just... read more October 2, 2013 by 


 
Caterham AeroSeven Concept

Caterham Plans To Become Real Carmaker

They grow up so fast, don't they? Caterham Cars, best known for the minimalist (nee-Lotus) Seven, has announced plans to become a full-line car maker. At the launch of the... read more September 23, 2013 by 


 
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